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Hillary Clinton Makes History

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made history this week, becoming the first woman nominated for president by a major political party. The important milestone... Read more »

Locals Train for Jobs In Exide Cleanup

Rogelio Alvarez of Commerce could soon be part of the team working to decontaminate his neighborhood if hired by state regulators charged with cleaning up lead and... Read more »

Plans for Apartment Complex Leave Tenants Scrambling

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti reminded renters last week that they have rights under the city’s Rent Stabilization Ordinance, but as one group of tenants in... Read more »

It’s More Than Just ‘Being There’ That Matters

Boyle Heights resident Nydia Gonzalez vividly remembers the day her 4-year-old daughter reminded her of the importance of “quality time.” Little Yaretzy had... Read more »

Commerce Councilwoman Facing Heavy FPPC Fines

Commerce Mayor Pro Tem Tina Baca del Rio is facing the state’s largest proposed judgment against a sitting local official over allegations she illegally transferred... Read more »

East L.A. Seniors Work Together to Fight Depression, Loneliness

The setting was casual, from the coffee and Mexican bread on the table, to the prayer recited in both English and Spanish to get the meeting started. The men and... Read more »

County Supervisors Place Parks Parcel Tax on November Ballot

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to put a measure on the November ballot that would levy a one-and-a-half cent per square foot parcel tax... Read more »

Major Retail Project Approved In Commerce

After six-hours of heated debate over the building of a controversial retail center in Commerce, the City Council approved two resolutions early Wednesday that will... Read more »

Bill to Expand Metro Board Introduced

A bill to increase the number of Metro board members was re-introduced last week by Sen. Tony Mendoza, who cites the need for a board that more fairly represents... Read more »

Few Attend Exide Meeting On Residential Cleanup Plan

East and southeast Los Angeles County residents had an opportunity Saturday to have a say in the process to decontaminate their homes and other properties tainted... Read more »

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